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09-11-2010, 06:16 PM
Did this while trying to decide what to do about the-late start-work. c&c please,James J.
09-12-2010, 03:34 AM
Quite good James, but what are the blue dots in the sea? They rather spoil it IMHO.
Remember - darker colours in the foreground lesding to lighter colours in the distance add depth.
09-12-2010, 06:51 AM
Thanks , the dots are supposed to be more rocks.
09-12-2010, 08:24 AM
darkened the fg little, James J.
09-14-2010, 05:16 PM
darkened the fg abit and took the far dots out.http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/14-Sep-2010/87072-nosail.jpg
09-14-2010, 05:45 PM
Much better James. Small rocks look out of place in deep water.
09-14-2010, 07:32 PM
Thanks Doug but I really intended to show rocks that far out because where I live on Georgian Bay you can look far out and see rocks and small islands and the water is very shallow. But I can see in a painting it dont really look good.
09-15-2010, 03:43 AM
Fair enough James, although to make them realistic they should get smaller into the distance.
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